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Dynamic environment

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Former Employee - Accounting  in  Tama, IA
Former Employee - Accounting in Tama, IA

I worked at Caraustar full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Not resistant to change
Grounds and facility are very well maintained
Knowledgeable customer service, scheduling, and sales staff
Small town location and history of facility are impressive

Cons

Location at the south end of town adjacent to railroad tracks made it very noisy
Chemicals and materials used in the production process can have an unpleasant smell
Production area is extremely warm in the summer time

Neutral Outlook

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    Good pay but not many opportunities for advancement.

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    Current Employee - Delivery Driver  in  Augusta, GA
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Augusta, GA

    I have been working at Caraustar

    Pros

    Good pay, easy work, great benefits, co-workers are usually easy to get along with, good opportunities to learn new job skills

    Cons

    Poor management, scarce raises, no recognition for good work, managers are now willing to spend extra money to raise employees ability to work more efficiently

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider suggestions made by employees to better serve the customer, consider suggestions to speed up production, be more willing to attempt to satisfy employees

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    good factory job

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    Former Employee - Machine Operator  in  Kingston, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Kingston, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Caraustar full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    pay, weekends off, good benefits

    Cons

    customers are going with cheaper products less quality

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    lower your prices get your customers back, offer rock bottom discount on 1 year of 5 year contracts

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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